Moawhango was the business centre of inland Patea by the 1890s, largely thanks to the entrepreneurial talents of Robert Thompson Batley, storekeeper, sheepfarmer and property owner.
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R. A. L. Batley. 'Batley, Robert Thompson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2b10/batley-robert-thompson (accessed 21 October 2020)